Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
550 PM CST THU FEB 1 2018

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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              88   01/05/1913
 LOW               12   01/24/1948
HIGHEST            74   01/21        MM      MM       79  01/13
LOWEST             19   01/17        MM      MM       23  01/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.8              61.4    -3.6     68.4
AVG. MINIMUM     37.4              42.3    -4.9     50.7
MEAN             47.6              51.8    -4.2     59.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     12               4.6     7.4        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.29   1991
 MINIMUM         0.41   2009
TOTALS           7.49              5.23    2.26     4.91
DAILY AVG.       0.24              0.17    0.07     0.16
DAYS >= .01         6               9.6    -3.6        8
DAYS >= .10         6               6.5    -0.5        7
DAYS >= .50         3               3.4    -0.4        3
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.7     0.3        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    4.37   01/27 TO 01/27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.1                 T     0.1        T
SINCE 7/1         2.2                 T     2.2        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.1   01/16 TO 01/16

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     534               417     117      219
 SINCE 7/1       1049               991      58      566
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/020    DATE  01/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/320    DATE  01/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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